'For God called you to do good...He is your example and you must follow in His steps.'

1 Peter 2:21    


Welcome to St. Mary’s Horsforth Catholic Voluntary Academy.  

We are very pleased that you are taking time to find out about our school. We hope the information given in this website will be helpful in providing you with an insight into issues which we consider to be important. This website will give you lots of information about our school, but you are also very welcome to visit us to look around and ask any questions which are not answered in the website... read more

Our Parish

Please click on the link below to visit Our Lady of Kirkstall website for more information on our parish: http://www.ourladyofkirkstall.org.uk/


Latest News

Term Dates 2019-20

The term dates and training days for the academic year 2019-20 have been uploaded to our website. You will find them in our 'School' section under 'School Dates.'

We encourage all parents and carers to access information to help respond to a recent challenge which has been reportedly appearing in children’s YouTube videos. We have provided a comprehensive guide, issued by National Online Safety to bring parents and carers up to speed. Read more in our ‘Parents’ section under ‘Online Safety’.

Teaching School

Thinking of a career in teaching?

Why Train with Us?

  • 100% employment rate on both courses

  • Increased allocations: 22 places for academic year 2018/19

  • All our partnership schools are Ofsted outstanding or good

  • Bespoke training delivered by high quality SLEs

  • High quality provision into your NQT and RQT year

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